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An MOT test is an annual legal requirement for all cars over 3 years old. You car MOT ensures car safety, functionality and legality by checking all the vehicle’s major components for faults. With so many MOT test centres in Thatcham on our network, securing a good deal for your MOT test is made simple with WhoCanFixMyCar.

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Top garages for MOT in Thatcham (37 found)
Berkshire Garage (Newbury)
16 Job Completed
Newbury
5.0 / 5

We are a local independent garage that has been established for around 10 years now and we specialise is vehicle maintenance and repair, custom fabricated exhausts and re

Ignition Motorsport
117 Jobs Completed
Turnpike Road
4.4 / 5

We are an established local independent garage and are proud to be members of Autofirst Network – a nationwide network of independent garages operating to the Network’s 6

ETB Autocentres - Newbury
9 Job Completed
Newbury
5.0 / 5

'ETB Autocentres are your local tyre provider situated in the centre of Newbury. All our tyres are supplied and fitted by experts and we can offer same day fitting. We st

Formula One Autocentres - Newbury
77 Jobs Completed
Newbury
3.7 / 5

Established in 1974, Formula One Autocentres set out with a mission to deliver a completely new fast-fit experience to its customers. This would feature clean, modern pre

Millers Garage
1 Job Completed
Newbury
5.0 / 5

We are members of the Bosch Car Service Network which is a national network of independent garages. Our objective is to provide you with a friendly and professional servi

Wiltshire Tyre and Autocentre (Thatcham)
2 Job Completed
Thatcham,
5.0 / 5

Wiltshire Tyres operates a mobile tyre service specialising in the supply and fitting of tyres including car, van, 4x4 and run flat tyres at your home or work address. We

Pinewood Garage Ltd
45 Jobs Completed
Thatcham
4.3 / 5

We are a limited company garage based in Thatcham, Berkshire. Our garage of fully trained technicians with over 30 years of experience is highly equipped, enabling us to

One Stop Service Centre
48 Jobs Completed
Newbury
4.5 / 5

We are an established local independent garage and are proud to be members of Autofirst Network – a nationwide network of independent garages operating to the Network’s 6

Autosolutions
21 Jobs Completed
Newbury
5.0 / 5

Autosolutions established in 1999 by Mike Butler, a former Peugeot factory trained Master Technician with now over 30 years’ experience. Our extensive Peugeot background

Berkshire Garage Limited
42 Jobs Completed
NEWBURY
5.0 / 5

Here at Berkshire Garage we have been servicing and repairing all makes and models of cars in Berkshire for many years. We offer a polite and friendly service at competi

Car Deal Garage Services
21 Jobs Completed
WOOLHAMPTON
4.8 / 5

We are well established business , with excellent background specialising in automotive repairs , diagnostics and electrical repairs. Few things we do - Servicing Su

Knightsbridge Garage and Car Sales
1 Job Completed
Newbury
5.0 / 5

"Knightsbridge Garage and Car Sales was established in 1994 and has continued to build a strong reputation in the area. Offering easy access, friendly and efficient staff

Halfords Autocentre Newbury
Member since 17 October 2021
Newbury

Halfords Autocentres is the UK’s leading chain of over 300 independent wholly owned garages, specialising in MOTs, servicing, Tyres, and all types of mechanical repairs f

Marshall SEAT Newbury
Member since 17 October 2021
Newbury

We offer competitive, transparent, fixed prices on service and maintenance work that are great value for money. You love you SEAT and so do we. Keep it as good as new wi

Newbury Tyre & Exhaust Centre
Member since 17 October 2021
Newbury

"Drive down to Newbury Tyre & Exhaust Centre where you will be greeted by our friendly staff who offer a truly personal service.We are a family run garage, established si

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Frequently asked questions
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What is a MOT test?

An MOT is a service/test which every car is legally required to have carried out every 12 months. It ensures that your car is functioning, safe and of course legal to drive.
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How much is an MOT?

The maximum MOT test price that a garage can charge is set by the Driver Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA). Currently, the maximum cost is set at £54.85 for cars and caravans.
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When is my car’s MOT due?

If you have bought a used car recently, an MOT certificate from the previous owner will be included in the documents you receive when you buy the car, this will inform you of the next due date. If you can’t find your certificate, the website www.vehicleenquiry.service.gov.uk will help you find out when your next test is due. If your car is new, it will be required after three years.
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What does a MOT check?

It includes an inspection of the following:
  • Screenwash
  • Wiper blades
  • Beam patterns
  • Exhaust and engine mounts
  • Brake pad levels
  • Suppression joints and brushes
  • Lights
  • Tread depth
  • Suspension levels
  • Corrosion of the suspension mounts
  • Engine exhaust emissions
  • CO2 and CO3 emissions and hydrocarbon emissions
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How can I check my MOT history?

You can check this at https://mot-history.net/. This new government service allows you to check the history of any car from just putting in the vehicle make and registration number.
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What can fail a MOT?

The most common reasons why cars fail their MOT are:
  • worn seatbelts
  • windscreen chips
  • incorrect beam pattern
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  • insufficient tyre tread depth
  • faulty registration plate lamps
  • damaged wiper blades
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What should I do if my car fails its MOT?

You’ll be issued with a VT30 Certificate stating why the car failed. There is no time limit before a retest can be booked, and the garage will normally offer to carry out the required repairs. Therefore, you should undertake any necessary repairs pointed out by the garage to ensure a pass certificate.
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How often should I get a MOT?

Your car should go in for its MOT annually, unless of course it was bought and registered as brand new. If this is the case it is only required after three years of its registration, but after that point it should be taken in yearly like other cars.

Average rating for  MOT in Thatcham bookings

4.89

9 reviews

How much does a car MOT cost in Thatcham?

The maximum cost for an MOT is £54.85, garages cannot charge more than this. However, many garages charge less than this, the average quote on WhoCanFixMyCar.com is around £40.


MOT Cost by Car Make in Thatcham
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Vauxhall£36.95
Ford£39.23
Volkswagen£37.98
BMW£37.77
Renault£37.11
Nissan£36.88
Audi£36.04
MINI£37.33
Mercedes£37.02
Peugeot£37.23
Citroen£37.31
Toyota£37.00
Volvo£37.92

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 19/07/2021 and 17/10/2021.

Thatcham MOT Test

An MOT is a service/test which every car is legally required to have carried out every 12 months.

You don’t need to take your car for three years if you buy and register it as brand new. However, as soon as the three years are up, it is a legal requirement that you take your car for the test yearly.

A cars roadworthiness will be checked during the MOT, with each major component inspected by a trained professional. A garage has to have authorisation from the DVSA to carry out the test.


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